National Coffee Research Center
1 article published in JoVE
Methodology to Test Control Agents and Insecticides Against the Coffee Berry Borer Hypothenemus hampei Carmenza E. Góngora1, Johanna Tapias1, Claudia P. Martínez1, Pablo Benavides1 1Department of Entomology, National Coffee Research Center A method using green coffee fruits (GFs) was developed to test the toxicity of insecticides against the coffee berry borer (CBB). Insecticides or toxic substances were applied to disinfected GFs before or after CBB infestation. Insect mortality, repellency, and reproductive capacity, in addition to other parameters, were evaluated.